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The following are decisions made by Regional Council on Thursday, July 13, 2000.

Delegations

Janine Symanzik, Resident of Mississauga

Mississauga resident, Janine Symanzik appeared before Regional Council regarding the Meadowvale Community Partnership (MCP). Regional Council endorsed the Volunteer Community Action Partnerships as seen in the Meadowvale Community Partnership (MCP).

(2000-733/2000-734)

Leo Steven, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), William Osler Health Centre

Leo Steven, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the William Osler Health Centre appeared before Regional Council regarding the Health Centre's strategic direction for the future. Regional Council committed to support any efforts of the 905 Hospital Boards to lobby the Province to add back to development levies hospital funding for capital purposes or to have the Province cover a large share of the hospital costs for capital.

(2000-737/2000-738)

Robert Richards, President and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Ontario Property Assessment Corporation (OPAC)

Robert Richards, President and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of the Ontario Property Assessment Corporation (OPAC) appeared before Regional Council regarding OPAC's Workplans and Directions. Regional Council requested that the Ontario Government be petitioned to hand over the policy change responsibilities to OPAC or have OPAC be accountable to the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO)

(2000-739)

Management

Appointment of New Regional Councillor Representing the City of Mississauga, Ward 6

Councillor Ted Blackmore was appointed as the new Councillor for Ward 6 in the City of Mississauga. Councillor Blackmore fills the vacancy left by David Culham, who resigned in May of this year.

Regional Council appointed Ted Blackmore to the Waste Management Subcommittee, the Local Governance Ad hoc Committee and the Peel Living Board of Directors for a term ending November 30, 2000. Councillor Blackmore was also appointed as a representative on Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) and nominated to the Peel Regional Housing Authority (PRHA).

(2000-728/2000-823)

Direct Democracy Through Municipal Referendums Act, 2000

Regional Council requested that the Province of Ontario amend the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 by removing sections that stipulate a referendum must be within municipal jurisdiction (and substituting that it must be within municipal interest), that require that 50 percent of eligible voters vote in order that the results of a referendum be binding on a municipality.

(2000-798)

Land Ambulance Service Performance Agreements

Regional Council authorized that Land Ambulance Service Performance Agreements be entered into with The District of Halton and Mississauga Ambulance Service Limited and the Dufferin Caledon Health Care Corporation. Council further requested that the Province of Ontario provide funding for Land Ambulance Programs at a level that reflects 50% of the true cost of the program, and in particular, program costs required for increased service levels to meet Provincially mandated response times, costs associated with implementation of Advanced Care Paramedics Services, costs reflecting market wage rates for the program, and Municipal program administration costs.

(2000-741)

Public Works

Watermain Replacement on Frederick Street from Main Street to Elliot Street from Harold Street, City of Brampton, Ward 4

Regional Council approved the replacement of existing watermains on Frederick Street from Main Street to Elliot Street and on Elizabeth Street from Harold Street to 175 metres south of Wellington Street, in the City of Brampton, Ward 4 at an estimated cost of $325,000.

(2000-769)

Caledon East Well and Pumping Station, Town of Caledon, Ward 3

Regional Council approved the retention of the consulting engineering firm, KMK Consultants to provide design, contract administration and construction supervision services for the Caledon East Well and Pumping Station at a total estimated cost of $265,200.

(2000-765)


Upgrading of the Existing Bolton Sanitary Sewage Pumping Station, Town of Caledon, Ward 5

Regional Council approved the award of a tender for the upgrading of the existing Bolton Sanitary Sewer Pumping Station in the Town of Caledon, Ward 5, to Enviro-Con Engineering and Construction Ltd. for an estimated total cost of $1,476,000 inclusive of all applicable taxes and contract contingencies.

(2000-766)

Basement Flooding in Peel-Remedial Works, City of Mississauga, Wards 1 and 2 and City of Brampton, Ward 3

Regional Council approved the construction of the necessary overflows, diversions and hydraulic improvements required within Park Royal, City of Mississauga, Ward 2, and Peel Village, City of Brampton Ward 3 by Rymall Construction Incorporated for an estimated total cost of $930,000.

Council further approved the installation of property line check values on the sanitary sewer connections of homes affected by basement flooding through the floor drain within Port Credit, City of Mississauga, Ward 1 and on Truscott Drive in Park Royal for an estimated total cost of $250,000.

(2000-767)

Human Services

Transhelp Mission Statement

Regional Council endorsed the following as the Mission Statement for Transhelp: Transhelp-A Quality Regional Service: 'Working together to enhance the lives of the unable to use conventional transit.'

(2000-757)

Housing


Peel Collaborative Submission to Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care: Mental Health Housing Initiative, Phase II

Regional Council endorsed the Peel Collaborative Submission for the Expression of Interest and Qualification for Mental Health Homeless Initiative Phase II: June 2000 submitted to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care in June 2000 to provide a service delivery model, including housing and supports, targeting persons with serious mental illness who are homeless or at high risk of becoming homeless.

(2000-744)

National Housing Policy Options Team (NHPOT)

Regional Council authorized a contribution to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) in the amount of $0.02 per capita (or approximately $19,200) to support the work of the National Housing Policy Options Team (NHPOT).

(2000-746)

Next Regular Council Meeting
Thursday, August 10, 2000 - 9:30 a.m.

Next Peel Living Board of Directors Meeting
Thursday, August 10, 2000 - 9:00 a.m.

Next General Committee Meeting
Thursday, September 7, 2000 - 9:30 a.m.

All meetings are held in the Region's Council Chambers, Fifth Floor, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton, unless otherwise noted.

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